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#2968335 - 10/04/12 10:12 AM Scope Recomendation
Hunter0678
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Guys, im in the process of getting my Carbon 15 set up with a scope for coyote hunting primaraly with the possibilty of maybe taking a doe with it this year. I was thinking in shot range from 50 - 250 yds, maybe further. Do you think I should go with something like a 4x12-50 for these ranges? How good are the BDC reticles for this?
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#2968394 - 10/04/12 10:37 AM Re: Scope Recomendation [Re: Hunter0678]
Smoked
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I have a Nikon Prostaff 3x9x40 with the BDC reticle on my yote gun and its plenty. 350 yards in its dead.
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#2969073 - 10/04/12 07:26 PM Re: Scope Recomendation [Re: Smoked]
FOX FIRE
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I dont care for the nikon BDC set up, rather have a regular tactical reticle or even mill dot, to me the open hole leaves room for a misplaced shot.
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#2969172 - 10/04/12 08:29 PM Re: Scope Recomendation [Re: FOX FIRE]
Plateau Hunter
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I'm using Burris 2x7x35 Fullfields on my ARs. The scopes are a great value and are a bit smaller which fits the rifle better in my view. PH
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#2970344 - 10/05/12 08:50 PM Re: Scope Recomendation [Re: Hunter0678]
redblood
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 Originally Posted By: Hunter0678
Guys, im in the process of getting my Carbon 15 set up with a scope for coyote hunting primaraly with the possibilty of maybe taking a doe with it this year. I was thinking in shot range from 50 - 250 yds, maybe further. Do you think I should go with something like a 4x12-50 for these ranges? How good are the BDC reticles for this?


if you are calling coyotes, you have weigh too much scope if you go 4-12x50. if you are shooting them on site crossing huge cropfields you are good. PH's recommendation is perfect
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